• Cane refiners provide customer choice and food security as they use different raw material for sugar


Sugar market braced for EU exports

Financial Times, 24 February 2016

Tate & Lyle boss: We may push for Brexit unless David Cameron gets sweeter EU deal

Evening Standard, 09 February 2016 - One of Britain’s most high-profile companies today warned it may campaign to leave the EU unless reforms are made to Brussels rules that it fears could cripple its business.

EU: Questions hang over the future of the CXL quota

Sugar Online, 02 February 2016 - The future of the famed CXL quota that allows Brazilian and limited other origin raw sugar into the European market with a prevailing duty of EUR98 per metric tonne is a major unknown moving into...

Worst EU Sugar Crop in 40 Years Spurs Imports as Refiners Profit

Bloomberg News, 27 October 2015 - The European Union is poised for its worst sugar production in more than four decades, pushing domestic prices higher and spurring a wave of imports by the region’s refiners.

The Monstrous Idiocy Of Europe's Sugar Trade Policy

Forbes, 07 June 2015 - None of us needs to read around very far to find things that government does that we disapprove of. And it’s also fairly easy to find government doing things that government probably shouldn’t be doing.

Tate & Lyle Sugars: We need to renegotiate our EU membership or leave altogether

London loves Business, 09 June 2015 - EU rules discriminate against good British businesses, says Gerald Mason, vice president of Tate & Lyle Sugars – the historic business with 800 employees in its East London factory

Tate & Lyle Sugars: We'd be better off outside the EU unless Cameron secures major reforms

The Telegraph, 06 June 2015 - Britain's last cane sugar refiner said the referendum is the last chance to get a fairer deal on regulation.

EU sugar glut, tariff sour the cane versus beet contest

Reuters, 28 April 2015 - A sugar glut in Europe threatens the closure of some cane refineries and drives a deeper wedge between winners and losers in a sharply divided industry.

Sugar policy shake-up to squeeze cane producing countries

Food Navigator, 31 October 2014 - The Fairtrade Foundation has urged food companies and retailers to choose Fairtrade sugar, amid concerns that a sugar price slump and CAP reforms could push thousands of workers into poverty.

Europe's big comeback will shake up sugar

Financial Times, 15 October 2014 - The Financial Times published an article about the future of the sugar market in Europe after 2017 and the lifting of quotas. “The market will especially be tough for sugar cane refiners in the...